The Prince and the Plunder

A book on how Britain took one boy and piles of treasures from Ethiopia

Including the instructions of St. Peter to his disciple Clement (OR 752)

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What: The work entitled Kalementos or Clement, containing the instructions of S. Peter to his disciple Clement; The Didascalia Apostolorum; The work entitled Faus Manfasawl, or “Spiritual Medicine,” a compendious Penitential; and The Teaching of the Apostles regarding the Passion, Crucifixion and Resurrection of our Lord

Where: The British Library, 96 Euston Rd, London NW1 2DB

Provenance: Listed as part of the “Magdala collection” in William Wright’s Catalogue of the Ethiopic manuscripts in the British Museum acquired since the year 1847

Does not appear in British Library’s online catalogue or list of digitised manuscript

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